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2014-02-27 Farmer health checks – Border Chronicle
Farmer health checks (Source: Border Chronicle)
March 24, 2014
2014-03-14 Federal budget anxiety for Hamilton’s National Centre...
Federal budget anxiety for Hamilton’s National Centre for Farmer Health (Source: Warrnambool Standard)
March 24, 2014
2014-03-19 Hollow offer – Hamilton Spectator
Hollow offer (Source: Hamilton Spectator)
March 24, 2014
South East Field Days in Lucindale
Great partnering with Country South SA Medicare Local at South East Field Days – Lucindale.    
March 21, 2014
Wood fires and breathing problems
Wood fire smoke can pollute the air with carbon monoxide – an invisible, odourless and tasteless gas that, once ingested, can cause confusion, headaches,...
March 20, 2014
Farmer’s lung or Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
Farmer’s lung is a serious respiratory condition also known as hypersensitivity pneumonitis. It affects people whose immune system is sensitive to fungal...
March 20, 2014
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and respiratory illness is a major cause of death in Australia and is more common in farming communities. Read...
March 20, 2014
Asthma
Asthma is a lung condition which causes the air passages (bronchi) of the lungs to become inflamed and narrow, making it hard to breathe. Read more...
March 20, 2014
Aspergillosis
Asperigillosis is an infection or allergic reaction caused by the Aspergillus fungus which commonly grows on rotting vegetation. Read more...
March 20, 2014
Farmer's fever - Organic Toxic Dust Syndrome (ODTS)
Farmer's fever, also called organic dust toxic syndrome (ODTS), is caused by breathing in dust which contains moulds from spoiled plant materials. Read more...
March 20, 2014
Hay fever
Hay fever is an allergic reaction to environmental allergens. It is very common and often occurs during spring. Read more...
March 19, 2014
Ski for Life 2014
Adrian and Alison attended the Ski for Life event March 5-7, in South Australia. 
March 5, 2014